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Agriculture Engineer

Olayan Financing Company - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ref. JB1766050



Job Description

OFC has recently entered into an agreement with DuPont to develop an irrigation business in Saudi Arabia, using patented DuPont technology irrigation pipes, which can irrigate landscaping and crops using brackish and saline water.

The first stage in business is to carry out a series of irrigation field trials using this system, with some of the large scale trials lasting over 12-18 months.

Field Trial Phase (1-24 months)
The person will initially be responsible for overseeing the installation of the irrigation systems, regular monitoring and reporting on the results of the trials. The person will also be responsible for suggesting modifications and improvements depending on the results of the trials.

At the start of this phase, the candidate will be provided technical training by DuPont on the system and its technical aspects.

Post Trial Phase (Commercial Phase)
The person will be part of the technical team involved in designing the system to suit particular customers. Depending on the candidate, he may be suitable to be the design team leader or the execution team leader.

Skills

Will consider experience on either the design or the contracting sectors of irrigation. Preference is for a graduate from a Saudi University.

Education

irrigation and / or agriculture

Job Details

Ref.:
JB1766050
Job Location:
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Company Industry:
Construction
Company Type:
Employer (Private Sector)
Job Role:
Engineering
Employment Status:
Full time
Employment Type:
Employee
Monthly Salary Range:
Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:
1

Preferred Candidate

Career Level:
Mid Career
Years of Experience:
Min: 5
Residence Location:
Saudi Arabia
Gender:
Male
Degree:
Unspecified

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About This Company

Olayan Financing Company Olayan Financing Company (OFC) holds and manages all of The Olayan Group’s businesses and investments in Saudi Arabia and the Middle East, including joint ventures with major multinationals. Established in 1969, OFC today is a fully diversified industrial, trading, services, and investment conglomerate. With some 40 affiliated companies, it is ranked consistently in the Saudi top 10. OFC companies handle products from more than 200 suppliers and principals. As marketers of famous brand names, these companies work closely with their trading partners to maintain the quality, integrity, and visibility of each line. Distribution operations currently are concentrated in fast-moving consumer goods, hospital supplies, office automation products, building supplies, telecommunications equipment, and industrial equipment. Other OFC companies are engaged in industrial services, project and construction management, real estate development, property management, financial and investment services, and food services. Still others manufacture consumer, industrial, and medical products.